Articles by Gillian

An addition to our family photograph

Just to add to our stream of news and chang­ing plans in the Porter house­hold… God will­ing we are expect­ing to replace this pho­­to-frame with a lit­tle per­son in mid-February next year. We are very excit­ed and look­ing for­ward to this next sea­son in our lives, we would par­tic­u­lar­ly appre­ci­ate…

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Compared to Her: Book Review

This morn­ing in my face­book feed a num­ber of col­leagues from med­ical school and my pre­vi­ous work­place were cel­e­brat­ing their suc­cess­ful pass­ing of their General Practice exams. Instead of my first reac­tion being one of cel­e­bra­tion with them, I suf­fered the effects of Compulsive Comparison Syndrome — I looked up…

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Our saviour fridge: savouring the bacon one piece at a time

We had the most unfor­tu­nate expe­ri­ence last week of wak­ing up to a warm fridge. In fact, not only was the fridge warm on the inside… but it was warmer inside the fridge than it was out­side. That’s right… the com­pres­sor thing­amo died. It’s times like these that you realise…

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It’s been a bit quiet around here…

Well, it has been a bit qui­et around here late­ly which I’m well aware of, and if there are any faith­ful read­ers out there I’m sor­ry. As a faith­ful read­er of a num­ber of blogs myself I know how much I appre­ci­ate reg­u­lar blog posts! This week was Chris’ last…

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A childlike faith

There are some days when I don’t want to get out of bed in the morn­ing, I don’t want to be respon­si­ble, I don’t want to have to think about doing the chores, get­ting food to eat, earn­ing mon­ey to buy food, pay­ing the bills, going to work… I sim­ply…

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How God’s power is made perfect

My grace is suf­fi­cient for you, for my pow­er is made per­fect in weak­ness. — 2 Cor 12:9 I have a num­ber of friends who have been through real­ly hard things in recent years, some of which have been alle­vi­at­ed for the moment, but some of which will con­tin­ue for the…

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